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Garden of Gethsemane
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Located outside the walls of Jerusalem, this beautiful garden among a grove of olive trees is thought to be the place where Jesus particularly enjoyed prayer and contemplation.
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Combine this visit with a trip to the mountain and the church of Mary.
The church has a beautiful decorated sealing.
The garden where Jesus got betrayed is the spot where the more dan 3000 year old olive trees are standing.
You need to wear covering clothes out of respect.

Thank mahlegrand
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

A beautifully kept garden where Christ is said to have spent his final hours in prayer before his trial and execution. Unfortunately, the day we visited it was filled with tour groups and was too crowded and noisy to be a quiet place for meditation.

Thank revapril
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

The Garden of Gethsemane is the site where Christ spent his last night here prior to his arrest and crucifixion after his betrayal by Judas. The garden contains olive trees that are 100s (over a 1000) of years old. In addition, there are plants with gorgeous flowers of various colors and hues.

The "Rock of Agony" upon which Jesus sat upon and slept that fateful night is encompassed by a Catholic Church built over it. In the same area is a Greek Orthodox Church, a Russian Orthodox Church of Maria Magdalene and orchard as well as the tomb of the Virgin Mary.

This area is beautiful in its own right as well as a site of a premier event in the New Testament.

Thank Marf13669
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I visited the garden it's beautiful it's good to visit on the way to mount of olive. I went twice and I saw less people in the afternoon.

Thank Natali R
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Meandered down from Mount of olives to this beautiful spot, peace and serenity and well worth the visit before entering the crowded city....

Thank Alison R
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